What does Anis mean?
Anis \a-nis\ as a name for girls. Anis' name origin is Greek, and the meaning of Anis is "pure, holy; satisfaction". Anis is a derivative of Agnes (Greek). Anis is also a form of Anice (Greek). Anis is also used as a variant of Anise.
Anis has 33 more alternative forms via Agnes, Anice, Anise: Ag, Aggi, Aggie, Aggy, Agi, Agie, Agna, Agnah, Agneis, Agnese, Agness, Agnie, Agnus, Agot, Agy, Agye, Aigneis, Ainah, Anais, Anessa, Anicka, Anisha, Anissa▼, Annais, Annest, Annick, Annisa, Annisah, Ina▼, Inah, Una▼, Unah and Ynes.
Anis is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#49563 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Aggie, Agnes, Anais, Anissa, Annis, Ina, Ines, Inez and Una are the popular related forms of Anis (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4221%) and are now significantly less popular, with forms such as Anissa, Ina, Ines, Inez and Una falling out of fashion. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Anis and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Anis is alike in pronunciation to Annus, Ennis, Innis and Uniss. Other suggested similar baby names are Alis, Amisa, Anci, Ang, Ange, Angie▼, Angy, Ania, Anica, Anika, Aniko, Anisa, Anisah, Anja, Anka, Anke, Anki, Annes and Avis▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anis.